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Friday, August 29, 2014 | Robert Hull

Courtly love and lively battles come alive in colorful and stylistically varied Indian paintings from the 15th to the 19th centuries in the new exhibit, “Realms of Earth and Sky,” at The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia.

Friday, August 29, 2014 | Fariss Samarrai

Two federal research grants, worth $3.5 million, will help U.Va. researchers develop models to predict changes to coastal zones, home to nearly half of the world’s population.

Friday, August 29, 2014 | Sanjay Suchak

A look back at Opening Convocation, when the Class of 2018 signed the honor pledge and officially joined the U.Va. community.

Friday, August 29, 2014 | McGregor McCance

In more than a decade at U.Va., Neuman has skillfully balanced the enduring legacy of one of America’s foremost architects with the needs of a growing modern research university.

Thursday, August 28, 2014 | McGregor McCance

The Philadelphia-based firm – which has partnered with the University for more than two decades – will continue to manage the University’s residential and retail dining centers, catering and vending services, and athletics-related concessions.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The Washington Post recently published a video profile of Rare Book School, a program based at the University of Virginia on the history of written, printed, and born-digital materials. Learn more about the program on its website, or read about a recent grant to create new fellowships for professionals who are underrepresented in the field.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 | Jane Kelly

Russia’s ambassador to the United States came to U.Va. Tuesday to share his country’s view on the situation in Ukraine, offering students and the community a valuable opportunity to hear from a seasoned diplomat.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

U.Va. student Russell Bogue reflects upon spending the summer between his second and third years in Taipei, Taiwan, surveying the political views of university students, the island nation’s future leaders.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 | Lorenzo Perez

First-year students have an opportunity to develop stronger connections with their advisers before selecting majors by taking a one-credit College Advising Seminar, or COLA.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The new all-sports competition will award points based on head-to-head matchups in 21 sports, plus a fan-decided point.

Monday, August 25, 2014 | Lorenzo Perez

In his “First Lecture” to first-year students in the College of Arts & Sciences, Ian Baucom urged his audience to embrace U.Va.’s history and traditions while daring to break new paths for the University.

Monday, August 25, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

Members of the Class of 2018 formally entered U.Va.’s “community of trust” on Sunday by signing the honor pledge at the University’s opening convocation. Their reward: ice cream.

Monday, August 25, 2014 | Cheryl Wagner

With a new name and new digs in renovated New Cabell Hall, the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs is seeking to link research across Grounds, offer career and professional development and boost efforts to diversify the graduate student body.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Doctors will use focused ultrasound to destroy fibroadenomas, which are harmless and non-cancerous lumps in the breast. If successful, they ultimately hope to use the technology on more dangerous tumors.

Sunday, August 24, 2014 | Erik Duda , | Rob Seal

The 3,690 members of the Class of 2018 arrived at the University of Virginia on Friday and Saturday. It meant a surge of activity on Grounds as the summer gave way to the beginning of the academic year, and it also meant a surge of activity on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Here’s a look at #UVAMoveIn:

Friday, August 22, 2014

Milani, professor of Persian literature and women’s studies, won awards for her translations of the work of Simin Behbahani, who died Tuesday. The courageous poet was an inspiration for Milani and many of her compatriots, inside and outside Iran.

Friday, August 22, 2014 | Fariss Samarrai

A 105-foot research tower has been built at U.Va.’s Mountain Lake Biological Station as part of a $430 million National Science Foundation ecological observatory that will monitor conditions from the Arctic to the tropics.

Friday, August 22, 2014 | Anne E. Bromley

Among other new things on Grounds for 2014-15, three new deans will lead schools, new majors will engage students and major literary and arts figures will visit U.Va. Several changes offer new opportunities for students, faculty and staff.

Friday, August 22, 2014 | Dan Heuchert

The Class of 2018, the most diverse in University history, began unpacking its bags on Friday. The 2014-15 academic year officially opens with Tuesday’s first day of classes.

Thursday, August 21, 2014 | Charlotte Morford

Wittenborg’s tenure has been defined by her innovative approach to serving students, faculty and the University community, whether that’s with an in-house café, a scholars’ lab or a new special collections library.

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